Prudential Asia names new CIO and CEO; China Universal's head of international business departs; Rajesh Manwani reportedly to join Julius Baer; Credit Suisse appoints adviser in Japan; Pictet adds North Asia banker; UBS hires exec for South Asia desk; Colliers shuffles China team; Myer Family Company hires NAB exec.
Several investment business heads have left the consultancy following a group-wide shakeup. They include two executives in Asia and the global head of alternatives.
Hedge fund fees are under sustained attack from investors angry about lower-than-expected returns, delegates heard at AsianInvestor's Asian Investment Summit.
Robert Horrocks PhD, Chief Investment Officer, Matthews Asia, concludes his three-part look at how investors are allocating their money as if the short-term trend is now the long-term reality
Robert Horrocks PhD, Chief Investment Officer, Matthews Asia, continues his look at how investors are allocating their money as if the short-term trend is now the long-term reality
Investors are allocating their money as if the short-term trend is now the long-term reality, writes Robert Horrocks PhD, Chief Investment Officer, Matthews Asia.
Defeat for Marine Le Pen in the French election on Sunday would boost risk appetite generally, say fund managers. But US equities are widely viewed as overvalued.
Meanwhile, Asian wholesale fund buyers plan to reduce their high-yield exposure, said Matt Shafer, head of international distribution at Natixis Global AM, discussing a new survey.
Most believe victory for National Front leader Marine Le Pen in the French election would have a sharp negative impact on Asian assets. But some take a rather different view.
Last month we reported BlueBay's closure of its HK office, the departure of BlackRock's Asia COO, Allianz hiring a new Asia CIO, various big multi-asset moves, and the winners of our awards.
And yet Asian insurers' biggest allocation focus this year is investment-grade US corporate debt, finds the latest annual insurance survey by Goldman Sachs Asset Management.
The latest print edition of AsianInvestor is out now. With a revamped design, the magazine contains several new regular columns as well as the usual in-depth features.
Lauren Oakes of Goldman Sachs Asset Management spoke to AsianInvestor about the top-line findings from this year's Asia-Pacific liquidity survey.
Shockwaves around the world have made political analysis a must for investors in Asia. But is the really smart play to look beyond the short-term news flows and stick to fundamentals?
Pimco names Asia chief in reshuffle; Citi PB promotes Bacon; GSAM shuffles EM leadership; Nordea Bank replaces Singapore head; EFG hires North Asia head; Vontobel AM adds multi-asset solutions head; Colliers shuffles Asia team; China Pacific Insurance chairman resigns.
Regional investment heads at DBS and Lombard Odier say emerging markets are a better bet amid heightened political risk and uncompelling valuations in developed Europe.
Investment heads at APG, Credit Suisse and DBS voice doubts about the sustainability of the US stock rally, with American equities now widely viewed as overvalued.
Tensions ahead of a poll in Korea, scandal in Malaysia, yet another vote in Britain – all reasons why political analysis is no longer an optional extra for fund managers.
The €440 billion Dutch pension fund manager is still keen on private markets despite falling illiquidity premiums, and its CIO sees Asia as a fertile market for such investments.
Mirae Asset GI hires Asia sales head; MAS revokes licence; UBP hires heads of DPM, Greater China; CTBC PB product head exits; Amac sets up committees; HNA names CIO; China Life Group president moves to PICC; Allianz names corporate development head; Jupiter adds client, sales heads; First State announces high-yield team.